The power of funk: Hampden rum

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Some bottles mean a little bit more than others. Our Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead explains how the funk of Hampden’s rums (not to mention Stevie Wonder) has shaped him
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Category: Spirits

Frost in Burgundy

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Producers battle spring frosts in Burgundy. Photograph: Jean-Nicolas Méo of Méo-Camuzet
Producers battle spring frosts in Burgundy. Photograph: Jean-Nicolas Méo of Méo-Camuzet
As Burgundy’s winegrowers do their best to save their vines from spring frost, our Buyer Adam Bruntlett explains why frost is such a threat and what producers can do about it
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Category: Burgundy Wine

Five tips for finding the perfect wedding wine

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Just Married. Cartoon: Jonathan Pugh, who is published each day in The Daily Mail

Cartoon: Jonathan Pugh, who is published each day in The Daily Mail
Whether you are planning your own or helping a friend or family member, here are five simple ways to make sure that whatever’s filling your guests’ glasses is a cut-above
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Category: Miscellaneous

Bordeaux 2018: vintage report

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Bordeaux 2018 vintage report. Photograph: Jason Lowe
Photograph: Jason Lowe
Safely returned from the region and with the first en primeur releases underway, Mark Pardoe MW provides a full report on Bordeaux’s 2018 vintage
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Category: Bordeaux Wine